Trucker Charged with DWI for Rollover Truck Wreck in New York

Syracuse, NY- Driving a tractor-trailer is tough work. Truck drivers spend long hours on the road and need something to help them break up the monotony. Some truckers turn on the radio, but some drivers turn to drugs or alcohol to entertain themselves while crisscrossing the country. Drugged driving is not a widespread issue in […]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

You Need to Know the Risks of Driving Behind a Tractor-Trailer

Flagler, FL- Typically, when we think of truck accidents, we think of them running into other cars. While that happens often enough, there are many deadly or injurious trucking accidents caused by motorists rear-ending large trucks.

Rear-End Truck Crashes

When sharing the road with a tractor-trailer, motorists need to drive with caution. Tailgating is one activity […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Jackknifed Tanker Causes Fuel Spill, Traffic Back-Up on I-95

West Palm Beach, FL- A Tuesday crash involving a jackknifed tractor-trailer turned the morning commute into a nightmare on I-95 in West Palm Beach as crews worked to clean up a fuel spill. It took several hours for the scene to be cleared, allowing traffic to begin moving again.

Jackknifed Tractor-Trailer Spills Over Hundred Gallons of […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

How to Prepare for Your Thanksgiving Road Trip

Thanksgiving is a time when families come together and reflect on all the wonderful things they have as well as the people in their life. It is a time where many are traveling long distances just to connect with relatives living farther away. If you are planning on traveling this Thanksgiving, while food, fun, and […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Beeping Noise Used by Trucks When Backing Up May Not Be Effective in Preventing Accidents

CHICAGO, Illinois. Studies have shown that the annoying beeping noise made by large trucks when backing up may not be as effective as previously thought. Why? According to Salon, city dwellers become accustomed to the beeping noise and may not pay attention to it when walking.

The Occupational Safety and Health Association requires that trucks with […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Truck Safety Technology Saves Lives: Some Truck Companies Haven’t Updated Safety Features

CHICAGO, Illinois. Imagine there was technology that could save as many as 500 lives per year and prevent as many as 23,275 injuries. According to the National Law Review, one recent study performed by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety discovered that truck safety technologies, if they were in more widespread use, could prevent approximately […]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Florida Family Awarded $45 Million for Deadly Tractor-Trailer Accident

Palm Beach, FL-A Florida jury determined that a West Palm Beach construction company’s negligence led to a horrific tractor-trailer accident that left two people dead in 2015 and awarded one of the victim’s surviving family $45 million in wrongful death compensation.

Construction Company Faulted for 2015 Pembroke Pines Crash

After a three-week trial which concluded October […]

By |November 17th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Bad Brakes Lead to Over a Thousand Out-of-Service Violations During Safety Initiative

Mobile, AL- The average commercial truck weighs can weigh up to 80,000 lbs., so it is critical these large vehicles have properly working brakes. But not all large trucks on the roads in Mobile or around the country have fully functioning brakes. In a recent trucking safety initiative, inspectors in Canada and the U.S. found […]

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Volusia County Finally Settles Case Stemming from a Truck Accident that Killed a Mother and Her Baby

 

Back in 2014, a mother and her 10-week old were headed east on State Road 40 near Barberville when the unexpected occurred. Victoria Angelique Potter, 21, the mother driving the vehicle, was on her way to a new job at a daycare where her newborn would receive free childcare. Unfortunately, they never made it to […]

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

Dump Truck in Boston Hits and Kills Bicyclist

 

On November 4th, a cyclist was killed in the East Cottage Street area around 1:50 p.m. when a dump truck struck the biker. While the driver of the truck remained on scene and cooperated with police, the reason for the accident has yet to be announced. According to the Boston Herald, no charges were filed […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Categories: Truck Accident News|0 Comments

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